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Judge denies name change request from man serving prison sentence for murder

04-04-2024 11:15 AM


Lawmakers advance bill allowing landlords to evict at end of lease

04-04-2024 10:40 AM

By ETHAN DeWITT

In July 2004, a national real estate company attempted to end a lease with one of its Nashua tenants. They did not explain the decision, but they gave her six weeks to leave.The tenant, Kasha Dziewisz, refused. She had paid rent on time and had not...


Efforts renewed to include eating disorder helpline on student IDs

04-04-2024 10:29 AM

By SRUTHI GOPALAKRISHNAN

A year after its initial veto, a bill advocating for the inclusion of an eating disorder helpline on student identification cards made a comeback, this time proposing a different helpline number linked to the National Alliance for Eating...


Tractor trailer rolls over on I-89 in Warner during storm, driver cited for speeding

04-04-2024 10:13 AM

By ARIANNA MACNEILL

A tractor trailer rolled over on I-89 southbound in Warner Wednesday night as the early spring storm began to barrel through the region, leaving the highway closed for several hours.State police said they were called to the area near mile marker 21.6...


Spring storm packs a punch leaving thousands without power

04-04-2024 9:48 AM

By ARIANNA MACNEILL

Heavy, wet snow and wind from the late winter storm that tore through the region Wednesday into Thursday resulted in scattered power outages.As of 4:50 p.m., Eversource was reporting that over 20%, or 109,204, of its customers in New Hampshire were...


Citizen’s group threatens Concord School Board autonomy over middle school decision

04-03-2024 4:27 PM

By CATHERINE McLAUGHLIN

A group of activists upset about the Concord School Board’s decision not to rebuild a potential new middle school at the current site have issued an ultimatum: reverse the vote or risk losing your autonomy.At Monday’s board meeting, Charlie Russell of...


Whitley launches exploratory committee for Congress

04-03-2024 4:25 PM

By MICHAELA TOWFIGHI

Becky Whitley gets the chills when she thinks back to introducing Senate Bill 175 last year, in front of the Health and Human Services Committee. It’s niche excitement for a routine hearing, but as Whitley talked through her “MomniBus” package –...


At Penacook Landing, affordable housing marks two decades of development

04-03-2024 3:28 PM

By MICHAELA TOWFIGHI

Bette Hill had one goal when her mom remarried and her family traded Concord for California when she was 14 years old – to move back “home.”It took her 56 years, but in 2010 after raising five kids, Hill returned to New Hampshire and settled down in...


Concord police ask for public’s help in identifying alleged random attacker

04-03-2024 1:53 PM

By ARIANNA MACNEILL

Concord police say they're investigating a reported random attack of a resident on her back porch Saturday night.Police were called for the incident to Iron Works Road near Martin Field and Madison Street, they said.There, the resident told police she...


‘It’s pretty grim’: Pembroke schools to eliminate 27 positions following major budget cut

04-03-2024 12:54 PM

By JEREMY MARGOLIS

Pembroke plans to eliminate 27 positions from its schools next year in response to a voter mandate to eliminate $3 million, or 10% of the budget, in the face of spiking taxes.“It’s pretty grim, in my opinion, when you see the number of positions laid...


Concord calls overnight parking ban ahead of storm

04-03-2024 12:33 PM

The city of Concord is banning on-street parking overnight Wednesday as a storm bears down on the region.No on-street parking will be allowed from midnight until 7 a.m. Thursday, the city said in a notification.Parking on the street can hinder snow...


Dresden becomes first New Hampshire school district to adopt gun storage resolution

04-03-2024 11:09 AM

By CHRISTINA DOLAN

HANOVER — The Dresden School District, which includes Hanover High School, has become the first in New Hampshire to adopt a secure firearm storage resolution.The decision commits the district to sharing information and encouraging conversations about...


Task force: NH community colleges should automatically accept high school graduates

04-03-2024 11:07 AM

By DAVID BROOKS

New Hampshire’s community college system should turn its seven distinct colleges into one college with seven campuses to give students more flexibility, automatically accept New Hampshire high school graduates, and have its curriculum and academic...


Finance Committee recommends House passage of pot measure

04-03-2024 9:59 AM


New Hampshire’s child advocate urges lawmakers to vote down LGBTQ+ bills

04-03-2024 9:42 AM


Despite weather forecast, Emergency Winter Shelter will not reopen for people experiencing homelessness

04-02-2024 6:00 PM

By MICHAELA TOWFIGHI

Despite a forecast for snow, heavy rain and high winds Wednesday night into Thursday, the Concord Coalition to End Homelessness will not reopen their emergency winter shelter for the night.The shelter, which is open from December through March, to...


In budget cut aftermath, Concord School Board takes — and dishes — criticism

04-02-2024 5:31 PM

By CATHERINE McLAUGHLIN

Five Concord elementary school teachers were told last week they’d lose their positions at the end of this year.While the district budget approved by the Concord School Board for next year did not include outright teacher layoffs, the board knew these...


Bills to reduce waste imports won’t affect Turnkey and NCES landfills

04-02-2024 5:13 PM

By SRUTHI GOPALAKRISHNAN

Rochester is home to the largest landfill in New England, the Turnkey landfill, where more than half of the waste comes from out-of-state rather than from within New Hampshire.In 2023, the Turnkey landfill took in over 595,000 tons of out-of-state...


Sponsors of removed Flynn historical marker ask judge to reconsider

04-02-2024 5:09 PM

By DAVID BROOKS

The sponsors of the historical marker for Elizabeth Gurley Flynn have asked a judge to reconsider his ruling that they don’t have status to sue the state over removing the marker.Mary Lee Sargent and Arnie Alpert made the request of Merrimack County...


Concord School Board calls on lawmakers to increase state education funding

04-02-2024 5:07 PM

By JEREMY MARGOLIS

Concord joined a growing number of school districts across the state Monday calling on lawmakers to increase state funding for education.The school board’s resolution, which passed unanimously, asks legislators to support a school funding system in...



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